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President Trump sits in the Oval Office in January 2017. The only people in this photo who still work at the White House are Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Every president loses top staff during their first year in office, but an AP analysis of the latest White House filings has found that 37% of President Trump's staffers who worked in the 12-month period ending June 30 are now gone — a record for any president.

The big picture: As Axios Mike Allen reported last October, the massive staff exodus is "the biggest threat to the Trump presidency."

By the numbers:

  •  141 staffers who worked in the White House as of June 30 of last year have left.
  • 138 employees have been hired since then.
  • 61% of Trump’s senior-most aides have departed.
  • At 42%, Bill Clinton is the only president in the last five administrations to have similar senior-staff turnover rate, reports the AP.

Take note: The analysis didn't take into account staffers who arrived and exited during that yearlong period, such as former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted less than two weeks.

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3 hours ago - Sports

Unvaccinated athletes face 21-day quarantine at Beijing Olympics

Logos for the 2022 Winter Olympics at Yanqing Ice Festival in February 2021 in Beijing. Photo: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Athletes, staff members and journalists at the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus will be required to quarantine for three weeks, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) outlined in its newly-published "playbooks."

Why it matters: The quarantine period is longer than the Games themselves, meaning vaccinations or an earlier arrival date will be required to participate in or cover the Games.

Dan Primack, author of Pro Rata
5 hours ago - Economy & Business

FTX CEO predicts more U.S. crypto flight

Photo: "Axios on HBO"

FTX doesn't look much like a company valued at $25 billion. Its new headquarters, located in a sleepy part of The Bahamas, is so nondescript as to not even have a sign. But it does expect to soon have neighbors.

Driving the news: Founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried tells "Axios on HBO" to expect "more and more crypto flight from the states" if the U.S. doesn't soon create a regulatory regime for cryptocurrencies.

Developed countries reveal $100 billion climate finance plan ahead of COP26

Alok Sharma, head of the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, speaks in Paris on Oct. 12. ( Li Yang/China News Service via Getty Images)

After 12 years of fits and starts, industrialized nations on Monday put forward a detailed plan to provide at least $100 billion annually in climate aid to developing countries starting by 2023.

Why it matters: The plan, presented by representatives of Canada and Germany, is aimed at defusing one of the biggest sources of tension at COP26, which is the failure of industrialized nations to follow through on their financial commitments.

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